Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Ulul Albab publishes articles covering both literary and fieldwork studies twice a year (January-June and July-December). The journal puts emphasis on aspects related to Islamic studies, with special reference to:

  • Islamic Philosophy and Mysticism
  • Islamic Politics and Society
  • Tafsir and Hadith
  • Islamic Education and History
  • Islamic Law and Economics


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Every submitted paper is independently reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers, selected by the editors. Double-blind review is implemented, so, both reviewers and authors’ identities are kept confidential. Their comments and recommendation will be used in the consideration for accepting the articles. The final decision for publication is made by editor-in-chief and associate editors. All published articles must follow the focus, the scope, and the author guidelines of ULUL ALBAB: Jurnal Studi Islam. If the articles are rejected, a statement of explanation will be sent to the authors within two months after the submission date.

The article publication process in ULUL ALBAB: Jurnal Studi Islam is based on the following flowchart:

Screening Plagiarism Policy

All articles submitted will be screened for plagiarism by Turnitin (maximum similarity 15%).

Several questions to review the article including qualifications below:
1. The originality of the topic
2. The paper discusses current issue and significant to the field
3. The topic is relevant to Ulul Albab journal theme
4. The title represents its content
5. Propotional in each section and well written
6. Analysis and Synthesis appropriate to the focus of the paper
7. Conclusions and generalization are clearly presented
8. More than 80% references derived form current researches
9. More than 80% references are the newest reference
10. All referred are listed in the reference using APSA style   


Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.